Check Your Own Boat

Warmer weather is here! Is your boat ready for the season?  The Virtual Vessel Examiner is a free online tool that walks you through a full self-inspection of your recreational boat. From proper display of your registration number to how many Visual Distress Signals you need on board, this interactive checklist keeps you compliant with…

Safety in Reverse

Whether you are on the road or at the loading dock, you have a variety of risk factors to consider. Backing accidents can result in personal injury, property damage and increased insurance expenses. Backing up a vehicle, whether it is an automobile or large truck, can be a difficult task. In fact, many accidents occur…

Spring Driving Hazards – Trucking

It’s time to start thinking about spring and the unique driving hazards the season brings. Check out these tips provided by Great West Casualty Company. Adverse Road Conditions. Potholes pose a significant risk to drivers and equipment. These hazards are created when melting snow and ice seep into the soil under the pavement. When the…

Managing Remote Work Arrangements

Allowing employees to work remotely from home or other off-site locations can increase productivity for workers, reduce costs for the company and create beneficial flexibility to keep operations going if something happened to your business’s primary physical location. However, remote work, or telecommuting, needs to be conducted carefully with the help of established company policies…

OSHA’s Silica Rule

About 2 million construction workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in over 600,000 workplaces. OSHA estimates that more than 840,000 of these workers are exposed to silica levels that exceed the new permissible exposure limit (PEL). Exposure to respirable crystalline silica can cause kidney disease, silicosis, lung cancer and other respiratory diseases. Here is…